Early Childhood Educator - Nursery Room

FROEBEL Fitzroy North is an early learning centre for 69 children from 6 months to 5 years of age. The service has been rated 'Exceeding National Quality Standard'. Our centre is located in a leafy area with beautiful outdoor environments. Our program focuses on immersive language learning (second language: German) and inquiry-based early learning by implementing the Little Scientists program (https://littlescientists.org.au/). Please visit our FROEBEL website (www.froebel.com.au/) and our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/froebelaustralia/) and watch our Youtube Channel (https://youtu.be/lcDJT7KLaOs) to learn more about us! 🙂

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Early Childhood Educator for our Nursery Room with 12 children. The role is 37.5 hours per week across 5 days per week. 

We offer you

  • a happy workplace with a collaborative team and a supportive Centre Director
  • a purposeful and rewarding role providing education and care for our children
  • a salary substantially above Modern Award
  • allocated planning time each week and regular paid team meetings
  • mentoring by the Room Leader and the centre's Educational Leader
  • sustainable practices and excursions within the community
  • generous professional development opportunities including the chance to participate in the FROEBEL Future Leader Program
  • an employee wellbeing program with regular initiatives (e.g. weekly fruit baskets, free vaccinations)
  • an employee assistance program (access to confidential professional counselling services)
  • free all day parking / easy tram ride directly from the city.

We need you to

  • hold an approved Certificate III or Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (or be working towards either qualification)
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to built and grow trusting relationships with colleagues, families and community members
  • be a true team player
  • have a keen interest in immersive language learning (German language skills are a plus but not required) and inquiry-based learning
  • have an understanding of contemporary child safe practices
  • last but definitely not least: have a sunny personality with a positive attitude!

📧 Please use the apply button and attach your resume. Ideally you also write a short cover letter/note outlining why you are applying for this role! ðŸ™‚ 

FROEBEL is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

FROEBEL is a child safe organisation.

Only eligible applicants will be contacted by FROEBEL.

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